Safety, Acceptability, and Feasibility of Early Infant Male Circumcision Conducted by Nurse-Midwives Using the AccuCirc Device: Results of a Field Study in Zimbabwe

Webster Mavhu, Natasha Larke, Karin Hatzold, Getrude Ncube, Helen A Weiss, Collin Mangenah, Prosper Chonzi, Owen Mugurungi, Juliet Mufuka, Christopher A Samkange, Gerald Gwinji, Frances M Cowan, Ismail Ticklay

For prevention of HIV, early infant male circumcision (EIMC) needs to be scaled up in countries with high HIV prevalence. Routine EIMC will maintain the HIV prevention gains anticipated from current adult male circumcision initiatives. We present here the results of a field study of EIMC conducted in Zimbabwe.

December 2, 2016
Year of publication
2016
Resource types
Guidelines and Policies, Journal and research articles, Programmatic guidance
Countries
Tags
Zimbabwe, early infant male circumcision (EIMC), HIV prevention, voluntary medical male circumcision (VMMC), infant medical male circumcision, policy

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